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National Debater Helps Others Find Their Voice

  Kate Carroll isn’t your average 18-year-old girl. How many teenagers do you know who read the newspaper every day or watch C-SPAN for hours on end? Not many—if you’re ...more National Debater Helps Others Find Their Voice

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An Online Cookie Sales Pilot is Here

For years now, we have received questions from volunteers, parents and Girl Scouts about selling cookies online. We are happy to announce that in 2014 River Valleys will be piloting ...more An Online Cookie Sales Pilot is Here

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Get Your Journey Started at a Council Event

Looking to get a jump-start on your program level’s Journey? Join River Valleys at a special Journey event, where you can complete the majority of the steps to earn the ...more Get Your Journey Started at a Council Event

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Girl Scout Takes Charge to Help Bluebirds

Katie has always been passionate about the outdoors, but was never really a bird-watcher. That changed when she embarked on her Girl Scout Gold Award project last year. For the ...more Girl Scout Takes Charge to Help Bluebirds

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Making a Difference Through Aquaponics

Shiranthi felt overwhelmed by all the things she wanted to accomplish with her Gold Award project. Following her passion for the environment and health education, she had decided to teach ...more Making a Difference Through Aquaponics

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Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

When Hayley’s troop disbanded in the seventh grade, she thought she would probably quit, too. It didn’t seem like much fun to be a Girl Scout without a troop. But ...more Juliette Develops a Passion for Service

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Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

Last summer, Girl Scout Michelle Smeaton built a 300-square-foot rain garden in Brooklyn Park. She installed it on public land because she wanted to educate her community about rain gardens ...more Gold Award Project Builds Rain Garden Awareness

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Girl Scout Organizes Updates for Historic Library

“I love to read and I love books,” Girl Scout Gwen Riemenschneider admits. “I spend most of my time in libraries.” That love for reading is why Gwen knew she wanted ...more Girl Scout Organizes Updates for Historic Library

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A Tough Experience Turns to Gold

Girl Scout Lexi Holsten knows what it’s like to live with pain. In sixth grade, she found out she has hemi hypertrophy, a condition where one side of the body grows ...more A Tough Experience Turns to Gold

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Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards

In 2013, 569 remarkable young women from Girl Scouts River Valleys completed their Girl Scout Gold and Silver Award projects, contributing more than 30,000 hours to their local and global ...more Making a Difference Through Gold + Silver Awards